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the attack. at the center of the storm, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations. republicans say she misled the country. fox 5s tom fitzgerald is here and i guess it appears the president's strong quest ask or demands telling them to come back after him, back off, susan rice, didn't do a lot of good. >> reporter: no, in fact, it was the opposite that was resparked as both sides accused the others of using the ben ghazi attack to their own advantage. the republican-controlled house foreign affairs committee accept -- but they answered questions. instead, witnesses consisting of career government facilities officials and conservative thinktank experts offered their assessment of the administration's actions on ben ghazi. the attack killed four americans, including the u.s. ambassador chris stevens. yesterday, president obama intensely defended u.n. ambassador susan rice who was under fire for saying the attack was a protest gone out of control, rather that a terrorist incident. today, democrats and republicans went after each other for trying to politicize ben ghazi. >> what is clear is that
party will control the u.s. senate. >> reporter: this is a polling place with two precincts inside the school. the lake braddock precinct, we're hold the thigh told they have heavy voting most of today and signal hill. let's look at this and that is a festive atmosphere. they have a bake sail and some high school students playing music, chamber music and that tent back there and for voters passing the gauntlet of electioneers out here and we're told they have had few problems, they didn't have the necessary i.d. and there is no big problems and that is a presidential contest that is a race, driving people to the polls and we know this is going to be an election that will be a nail biter, but of the -- and i would say we spoke to a lot of voters and they want to give obama a second term and shot at it and that is an unscientific toll. one more thing, the poll close at 7:00 and that is in virginia. >> our election coverage continues in maryland. three questions on the ballot drawing attention. question four, maryland's version of the dream act. question 6, civil marriage protection a
. izvalley lining u.s. tanks and carriers along the boarder. the e cryptian prime minister went into gaza trying to organize some kind of cease fire but was unsuccessful. so far, about 20 people have died and many of them just children. >>> a falling soldier is being honored in prince georges county today. the high roads academy is renaming the library after the former student, lance corporal eugene mills. it's part of the school's 10th anniversary celebration. mills served in afghanistan and lost his life in action in june. his parents are honored their son's being recognized at a school he loved. >> that is's call from the school saying they were going dedicate the library to be in his name and i felt that was a special honor in his name and what he has done for our country. >> he really cared and wanted to make a difference. he would say that their is a leader of men, he died leading his men and we're very, very proud of him. >> reporter: it's part of a specialized educational services inc, teaching students with learning disabilities and autism. >>> the acquittal of a student who slit
security threats against the u.s. consulate in benghazi. petraeus has been married for 37 years to holly petraeus who he met while a cadet at the u.s. naval academy in west point. he took the helm of the cia in september of 2011. in a statement late this afternoon the president thanked petraeus for his service adding, quote, i have the outmost confidence in acting director michael morel and the men and women who work every day to keep our nation safe. going forward, my thoughts and prays are with dave and holly petraeus who have done so much to help military families that their own work. petraeus took every the cia in september of 2011. of course, the political implications of all of this cannot be overlooked. the obama administration was already under intense scrutiny following the benghazi attack and possible leaks of intelligence information from operations in yemen. new questions now likely are to surface whether or not petraeus' affair may have compromised his position over the last years. >> there is also the issue of the fiscal cliff. both president obama and house speake
can continue to command the u.s. forces in afghanistan, even though allen is now allegedly part of the sex scandal involving general david petraeus. >> he has faith in general allen, believes he's doing and has done an excellent job, and i would rephrase to the pentagon for the process in regards to general allen. >> reporter: the pentagon is investigating the communications with kelly, the woman who triggered the fine investigation that uncovered the affair between new former cia director david petraeus and paula broadwell. >> general allen is entitled to due process in this matter. >> reporter: the investigation centers around 20 to 30,000 pages of communications between allen and kelly, mostly e-mails between 2010-2012, and are said to be flirtacious in nature. allen denies having an affair. he took over the afghanistan post from petraeus after petraeus moved to head to cia. petraeus moved to step down last friday. >> i think he took the right step. >> reporter: the petraeus resignation left lawmakers on alert. they were planning to hear from him this week about the attack on
. not only did the president win virginia, democrat tim kaine was elected to the u.s. senate. bob barnard has more. >> reporter: it was an exciting night last night nationally and in virginia. i thought i would share what my priorities are going to be beginning today. >> reporter: democrat tim kaine greeting reporters in richmond at his campaign headquarters, the day after the virginian elected the former governor senator. and what was traditionally a solid red state, both u.s. senators from virginia will be democrats. >> if anyone has a sense after tate -- 2008 that virginia going bluffs a fluke, last night demonstrated it's not, we are a true battleground state and both parties have to take our state seriously. >> reporter: he said virginia should be considered a purple state where republican george allen lost in what was predicted and turned out to be a close and costly race. $82million spent resulting in the second statewide defeat in seven years. >> after a hard-fought contest, we were reminded how closely divided we are here in virginia politically. >> reporter: virginia's republican go
those who served and currently serve in the u.s. military. some veterans say they don't get the same respect as vets from the 50 states. even has to do with the display of this behind me. the district flag. leaders are using the day to bring attention to this issue. >> if you look closely at the dc war memorial, you'll see the names of those who gave their lives defending the united states and world war i. but just as it is now, those brave americans never had representation in congress. >> it's one of those things that's really been painful. it's caused anger. it's just total disrespect. >> it's tragic this nation still sees certain people as less than equal. >> and i'm telling you i'm so proud of them. >> she attended her son's boot camp graduation ceremony at the naval station great lakes. when it came time to display flags and cheer from the graduates, there was no district flag and no recognition for the graduates who called dc home. >> they went down the line and i'm saying this can't be. there was no flag for the district of columbia. >> congress woman says this should never h
the pentagon and the u.s. capital. a judge sentenced the man today. he plead guilty over the summer to attempting to provide materials to trss and to try to destroy federal buildings. he was planning to use remote- controlled model planes packed with explosives to blow up the buildings. >>> it was an attack that had a d.c. neighborhood on edge. the group responsible for -- responsible for brutally beating this man and putting him in a coma might be linked to others. we'll have all of the details. >>> and a warehouse up in flames overnight is still causing problems for firefighters. excuse me, why it could be awhile before they pin out point a cause. -- pinpoint a cause. >> went back and my -- mitt romney. >> and we'll tell you about the problems that a local woman said she had at the polls when she tried to cast her vote for president obama. gary. >> and will, we're trying to get the clouds out of here. no doubt they're severed and it looks like one more day before we can see the descent sunshine coming around for the weekend. we'll have a complete look at the forecast as well as m
for cardiovascular disease. overall, they found that u.s. adults have a 55% risk of quipping -- developing cardiovascular disease. >>> the largest study ever to test the use of multivitamins. it didn't seem to affect the chances of heart disease in older men. it involved 15,000 male doctors given monthly packets of centrum silver or a placebo. after 11 years, there were no differences between the groups when it came to hearts -- heart attacks in groups. >>> another study shows that low levels of vitamin d might be associated with a longer life. researchers studied 400 families w were noyears old and found people with one sibling over 90 had lower levels of vitamin d than those with no siblings over 90. the previous studies showed no levels of vitamin d and with increased risks of death. >>> and it's time for the fight to the finish. coming up next, live analysis of the presidential race on this election eve. >>> plus, apple releasing sales figures for the ipad mini. find out how many people got their hands on the company's newest tablets. >> and gary is back with the latest on a possible n
conference. among the top issues, sex scandals, the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi and the looming fiscal cliff. tom fitzgerald joins us now. there is a lot discussed today? >> reporter: there was, brian. the initial thought heading into this that the petraeus scandal would
you, karen. >>> the u.s. average private charged with providing classified documents to wikileaks is offering to plead guilty to some of the lesser offenses against him. an attorney for private first class bradley manning made the offer during a pretrial hearing at fort meade today. if the court accepts the offer, military prosecutors could still try manning on the more serious charges against him, including aiding the enemy. >>> ten years after a massive protest, a hearing is underway to determine if d.c. police tampered with evidence related to the protest. several former george washington students were arrested. they claim that police shalls -- officials tampered with evidence. today's hearing was to decide what items can be used during trial. >>> still ahead, a driver sentenced for his role in a tour bus crash that killed four people in virginia. >> and tackling truancy in the district. we'll tell you about the steps being taken to hold parents more accountable. >> all day. every day. he'll wake up, he has it. if i want him to go to sleep, he has to fall asleep with it. >> and
. >> reporter: it's a bit of a mixed bag. u.s. employers added 170,000 jobs -- 1,000 jobs
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